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First carbon capture, storage project in ND up and running

Jul. 19, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The operators of an ethanol plant in North Dakota say the state's first carbon capture and storage project is up and running. Carbon emissions from Red Trail Energy's plant near Richardton are injected thousands of feet into the earth as a way to combat...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jul. 04, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. July 3, 2022. Editorial: Religious freedom includes keeping government out of religious matters It’s right there in the first words of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an...

Oil industry says Granholm meeting sends 'positive signal'

Jun. 23, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An oil industry meeting with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to lower gas prices and boost domestic oil supplies was constructive, but did not produce a major breakthrough, administration and industry officials said Thursday. The closed-door meeting came as...

Developer holds open houses on proposed Tennessee gas line

Jun. 22, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Energy developer Enbridge is hosting a series of open houses this month to discuss its plan to build a 125-mile methane gas pipeline in Tennessee between Trousdale and Roane counties. The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering turning to gas as it moves...

EPA gives Nevada firm OK to turn trash to synthetic fuel oil

Jun. 12, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

A northern Nevada industrial plant can begin turning tons of garbage into a synthetic oil that can be refined into fuel for airplanes, following a recent Environmental Protection Agency rule change. After five years, the EPA on June 3 finalized the rule sought by Fulcrum...

EPA raises amount of ethanol that must be blended with gas

Jun. 03, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday set new requirements that increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation's gasoline supply but reduce previous ethanol-blending requirements due to a plunge in fuel demand during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Going green: IndyCar to use renewable fuel beginning in 2023

May. 27, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will become the first North American racing series to use 100% renewable fuel in its race cars. Shell, which recently signed a five-year extension to be the fuel sponsor for the open-wheel series, announced plans Friday to switch to a low-carbon fuel in...